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The Language of Flowers

This embossed postcard titled ‘ The Language of Flowers’ shows 18 different flowers and their symbolic meaning. The postcard decodes ‘The Language of Flowers’, a Victorian idea where each variety of flower on a card conveyed a particular sentiment. It was printed by Alfred Stiebel & Co around 1910.

Ref: 2003.413

Materials

Paper and ink

Theme

Postcards

Year

c.1910

Collection No:

2003.413